from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The customary work of a job-printer, such as the printing of cards, handbills, bill-heads, posters, etc. The term is also applied to pamphlet-catalogues, illustrated or in colors.


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  • He launched his own job-printing shop in the middle of it and nearly starved (as did his son, which would have been the end of me).

    Of Grit

  • They did not slander him now; on the contrary, wise policy required that they should allow the business to flicker on; it was to their interest indeed to maintain it in a small way, lest it should fall into the hands of some more formidable competitor; they made a practice of sending prospectuses and circulars — job-printing, as it is called — to the

    Two Poets

  • The older establishment was left at length with the job-printing orders from the town, and the circulation of the Charente

    Two Poets

  • At first nobody would print them, but a friend of ours worked in the job-printing shop at the Gazette and volunteered to run off a few flyers between jobs.

    The Cat Who Moved A Mountain

  • And he didn't work at the Observer too long till he quit and went to work for a job-printing firm there in Charlotte.

    Oral History Interview with Jefferson M. Robinette, 1977 July. Interview H-41. Southern Oral History Program Collection (#4007). By Jefferson M. Robinette

  • Mr. Fairbanks worked diligently with brain and hands, wrote matter for the Blade, managed its mechanical details, and at the same time spent time, labor, and money in enlarging the capabilities of the office and building up a valuable job-printing business.

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  • An up-to-date printing plant had been installed to print the _Guide_ and do a general job-printing business, and this was organized as a separate company under the name of the "Public Press, Limited."

    Deep Furrows

  • This proprietor had an ambition from boyhood to run a business and at one time had a second-hand furniture store in Long Branch, N.J. No. 18 was a job-printing house, started in, 1908, run since that time at the same place by two partners, one of whom was born in

    The Negro at Work in New York City A Study in Economic Progress

  • Henry George abandoned the job-printing office, and that he and his wife and babies had moved into a smaller house where he had to pay a rent of only nine dollars a month -- just half of his former rent.

    Stories of Achievement, Volume IV (of 6) Authors and Journalists

  • Henry George had fitfully kept a pocket diary during 1864, and a few entries at this job-printing period tell of the pass of affairs.

    Stories of Achievement, Volume IV (of 6) Authors and Journalists


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